This Open Source Online Raspberry Pi Simulator By Microsoft Works Right Inside Your Browser

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Short Bytes: Now you don’t need a physical Raspberry Pi to get started tinkering with hardware by running code? With the help of Microsoft’s open source Raspberry Pi Simulator, you can do the same right inside your web browser. You can also connect it to the Azure IoT Hub and collect sensor data. Currently, this simulator is in the preview version.

As an answer to this question, Microsoft is building an online Raspberry Pi Simulator that allows you to run your code inside your browser and control the simulated hardware. You can try it out here.

To help you get started with the Raspberry Pi simulator, Microsoft has also prepared a basic guide. Using this guide, you can easily connect the Pi Simulator to the cloud using Azure IoT Hub.

As described in the guide, the online Raspberry Pi Simulator has three parts:

One should note that the Raspberry Pi Web Simulator is currently in the preview version. As the source code of simulator is public, you can go ahead and fork it or make a contribution to make it even better.

So, are you planning on working on this online Raspberry Pi simulator? Do give it a try and let us know your experiences.